Working at Heights Refresher Course | WorkSafe Connect | Brisbane | Townsville | Qld

Refresher - Working at Heights

$195.00 (4 Hours)
$195.00 (4 Hours)

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About this course

Refresher - Working at Heights


Refresher - Working Safely at Heights Training

Working Safely at Heights is the training accreditation suitable for people who are required to work at heights.

WorkSafe Connect has been delivering workplace health and safety related working at heights programs for over 15 years and is one of Queensland’s leading suppliers of the working at heights skill set.

This 4 hour refresher course has been custom designed to update students with the latest skills and knowledge required to work at heights. The course takes participants through the process that will give valuable knowledge regarding the common safety practices of when working at heights.

The program is made up of the following nationally accredited unit of competency:

  • RIIWHS204E Work Safely at Heights

Available Dates

Townsville Training

Bayswater Road, Garbutt, Townsville, QLD 4814

12:30pm – 4:30pm 8th July 2022

12:30pm – 4:30pm 20th July 2022

12:30pm – 4:30pm 1st August 2022

7:30am – 11:30am 12th August 2022

12:30pm – 4:30pm 31st August 2022

Brisbane Training

Construction Training Centre, 460-492 Beaudesert Road, Salisbury, Brisbane, QLD 4107

12:30pm – 4:30pm 14th July 2022

12:30pm – 4:30pm 29th July 2022

12:30pm – 4:30pm 18th August 2022

12:30pm – 4:30pm 15th September 2022

12:30pm – 4:30pm 29th September 2022

Reviews and testimonials

Calm delivery, pragmatic detailed delivery, good knowledge transfer, practical real life examples.
Patrick D, Townsville

The theory is great but the hands on process is especially important to myself. To do it really helped me understand. Thank you.
Russell B, Townsville

Practical component was good with a variety of equipment used.
Matthew I, Townsville

Trainer had good knowledge of course content and paced training to suit students requirements.
Patrick L, Townsville

Course Details

Our working at heights training course will run the participants through areas including:

  • Legislation
  • Australian Standards
  • Risk assessment
  • Methods of moving tools and equipment
  • Anchor systems, selecting compliant anchorage
  • Fall restraint systems, selection and inspection of equipment and correct use
  • Work positioning systems, selection of equipment and correct use
  • Fall arrest systems including energy absorbing lanyards
  • Ladder securing techniques Accessing and egress from a elevated work area

The skills and knowledge that you obtain during the Work Safely at Heights Training is suitable for working at heights across a wide range of industries including the Resources, Quarrying, Drilling, Agriculture, Councils/Government, Defence, Manufacturing, Heavy Industry and Construction industries.

Training will be conducted by experienced trainer assessors who have industry currency, strong knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and industry standards.

Practical and theoretical activities drive the training experience to ensure that the training is engaging, interesting and relevant.

WorkSafe Connect offers this course in the following formats:

  • Face to Face – Public Courses (Brisbane and Townsville)
  • Face to Face – Onsite (at your site / workplace)

WorkSafe Connect recognises that whilst there is a standard set of learning outcomes for this course, the context and environment in which the learning is applied is varied.

If you would like to discuss delivery options in more detail, then please get in contact with us and we would be more than happy to discuss your requirements and options in more detail.

To complete the course, students must successfully complete all assessments which are aligned with the national unit of competency.

All assessments are completed during the course – no assessment activities need to be completed prior to or post the training course.

Upon successful completion of the course requirements, students will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following unit of competency:

  • RIIWHS204E Work Safely at Heights

While there is no legislated requirement associated with the refreshing of this competency, industry suggests that best practice is to refresh this competency once every 2-3 years.

If you have any questions regarding what Working Safely at Heights course is most suitable for you then please get in touch with a member of the WorkSafe Connect team today.

Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you work at height as part of your job or supervise those who do, Working at Height Training ensures that you have valuable knowledge regarding the safety practices of working at heights.

Work at heights training is focused on fall prevention and fall arrest. It is designed to equip workers with the knowledge and skills to safely work in any height situation, primarily being aimed at general construction, maintenance, mining, large factories or other work situations where work is conducted where there is a risk of a fall.

Key areas covered as part of our course include:

  • Identify work requirements
  • Identify work procedures and instructions
  • Access and install equipment
  • Perform work at heights
  • Clean up work area

This is a nationally recognised unit of competency and therefore your accreditation does not technically expire.

While there is no legislated requirement set out for the refreshing of this competency, industry best practice suggests that this competency should be refreshed once every 2-3 years.

We consistently work with clients who require refreshing of this competency at least every 2 years.

WorkSafe Connect offers a 4-hour refresher course for participants who have previously had training and have currency in relation to working safely at heights.


The Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (the WHS Regulation) sets out the specific control measures that are required where there is a risk of a fall.

The below link provides guidance on managing the risks associated with confined spaces.